No Danny Alexander: tax cheating is worse than benefit cheating

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Danny Alexander said in the Sun this morning:

Frankly, I think people who dodge the tax system are the moral equivalent of benefit cheats.

No Danny, that's not true.

No cheating is right: let's be clear about that. But the person forced into poverty by this government who is desperate to feed their children has a better moral case for cheating than the rich tax avoider who already has wealth beyond most people's imaginations.

These are not comparable crimes: tax cheating is very clearly worse.